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Jean McConville, Ivor Bell and Gerry Adams. Irish Times photomontage

During the eight-day trial of Ivor Bell for his alleged involvement in the murder of Jean McConville, five of her 10 children sat listening intently i(...)

Comreg will begin consulting with telecoms companies early next year on the system it uses for calculating what Eircom – now trading as Eir – can charge rivals for using its network. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Sky Ireland and State communications regulator Comreg have settled a High Court dispute over wholesale broadband charges. Comreg last year changed th(...)

Numbers 39-43 Merrion Square comprise a combined net internal area of 2,792 sq m (30,050sq ft).

The sale of a portfolio of five period properties on Dublin’s Merrion Square provides investors, developers and occupiers a rare opportunity to secure(...)

Frank Aiken, minister of external affairs of Ireland, October 1960. Photograph: Getty

The Revolution Files is a collection of articles detailing one incident in each of Ireland’s 32 counties during the revolutionary years, from 1916 to (...)

A group of Black and Tans on a trench road in Tipperary, assisting the British Army during the Irish War of Independence, 1921. From the AE Bell Collection. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

County: Kilkenny Incident: Failed ambush at Coolbawn, near Castlecomer Date: June 18th, 1921 Fatalities: 2 Two IRA volunteers were killed while tryin(...)

The Boylan Family with the uniform and greatcoat of Sean's father, also Sean, who was a general in the Irish Army in the first part of the twenties.  Pictured are, Sean Boylan his his wife Tina, and hteir six children, Seán, Ciarán, Daire, Doireann, Aoife and Orán.

County: Meath Incident: Capture of Trim RIC barracks Date: September 30th, 1920 Fatalities: 1 Meath may be unfairly known as the “Royal County”, as m(...)

Lea-Wilson's widow, Dr Marie Lea-Wilson, came to prominence when a painting she purchased at an auction in 1924 turned out to be identified in 1990 as Caravaggio's masterpiece.

County: Wexford Incident: Killing of RIC officer Percival Lea-Wilson Date: June 15th, 1920 Fatalities: 1 IRA volunteers in Wexfor(...)

Republican author and politician Erskine Childers (1870-1922), with his wife, aboard his yacht, the Asgard, which was used to run guns for the Irish Volunteers. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

County: Wicklow Incident: Execution of Robert Erskine Childers Date: November 24th, 1922 Fatalities: 1 The Free State government had nothing to pin a(...)

Margaret Skinnider was one of more than 200 members of Cumann na mBan whose applications are contained in the archive.The files outline the women’s injuries, the risks they took and their heavy involvement in military action during the 1916 Rising and the Civil War.

County: Dublin Incident: Easter Rising Date: April 24-29th, 1916 The Irish Citizen Army assault on St Stephen’s Green during Easter Week 1916 was des(...)

On Tuesday, October 15th, The Irish Times will publish The Revolution Files On Tuesday, October 15th, The Irish Times will publish The Revolution Files

Newly released files have revealed the scale of violence that erupted in the Belfast in the early 1920s. Almost 500 people were killed in the city b(...)

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